1980 Detroit Express Roster

North American Soccer League (NASL)
Team Record: 14-18 - 129 points
in the NASL's Central Division
Coach: Ken Furphy (14-18)
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Attendance: 179,166, Avg. 11,198 in 16 home dates
1980 Detroit Express Statistics

The Detroit Express of the North American Soccer League ended the 1980 season with a record of 14 wins and 18 losses for 129 points in the NASL's Central Division.

Detroit scored 51 goals and allowed 52. Pato Margetic netted 11 goals for the Express, while Graham Oates, Gary Bannister and Donato Nardiello each tallied five or more as well. David Bradford accounted for 16 assists. Jim Brown earned a 0.94 goals against average, leading goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Ken Furphy coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Gary BannisterFJuly 22, 1960Warrington, England
Ivan BelfioreD,FSeptember 4, 19605'11"175Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
David BradfordM,FFebruary 22, 19535'5"145Manchester, England
Jim BrownGMay 11, 19525'11"168Coatbridge, Scotland
Eddie ColquhounDMarch 29, 19456'0"170Edinburgh, Scotland
Benny DargleDJanuary 2, 19575'11"170Liverpool, England
Pete DawsonGOctober 5, 19575'11"168Burnley, England
Roberto De OliveiraFSeptember 11, 19555'9"160Brooklyn, NY
Eddie DietzF,MDecember 18, 19576'0"177, Germany
Bart FarleyGJanuary 26, 19586'1"170Williston, VT
Keith FurphyFJuly 30, 19586'2"165Stocton, England
Niels GuldbjergF,M,DFebruary 10, 19585'8"148Aalestrup, Denmark
Jim HaganDAugust 10, 19566'0"164Monkstown, Ireland
Mark HateleyFNovember 7, 1961Liverpool, England
Jim HoltonDApril 11, 1952Lesmanagow, Scotland
Paul HunterDJanuary 18, 19565'11"155Toronto, ON Canada
Pato MargeticFMay 17, 19605'11"154Avellaneda, Argentina
David McGillM,D,FJune 5, 19505'8"150Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
Angus MoffattM,FMay 15, 19485'7"140Lanarkshire, Scotland
Ken MurphyD,MMay 10, 19585'8"160Westport, CT
Donato NardielloFApril 9, 19575'9"150Cardigan, Wales
Graham OatesD,MMarch 14, 19496'2"172Bradford, England
Steve SeargeantDJanuary 2, 19515'8"165Liverpool, England
Lesh ShkreliF,MJanuary 6, 19575'11"155Ulcinj, Montenegro Yugoslavia
Brian TinnionFJune 11, 19485'9"155Workington, England


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